Coffee break shout app Appreci, which lets colleagues buy each other cafe beverages, has a new backer, with Sydney-based Lakeba Group, which specialises in commercialising technology startups, taking a 35% stake in the gratitude platform to help it scale globally. The $430,000 investment is timely for the Queensland-based startup, which has 59 corporate customers,… Read more »
If you’re reading this standing in a cafe queue, waiting for a latte on a work break, or guzzling your eighth espresso for the day while building your startup, we have an important announcement you need to read: Drinking coffee does not change your risk of being diagnosed with or dying from cancer. A… Read more »
The Cup eXchange knows it has to be convenient and desirable enough to change consumer behaviour, and financially viable for cafes.
Scaleup Mediafund, a fund providing media ad inventory for equity, has announced food ordering and payments platform Hey You as its latest investment.
Freemantle startup Life Cykel repurposes coffee waste to grow local and gourmet oyster mushrooms to create a sustainable and healthy food source.
Coffee ordering and payments app Hey You has announced a $2 million Series B funding round as it looks to enter its next growth phase. The round, led by existing investors Reinventure and Exto Partners, will go towards supporting Hey You’s vision to expand nationwide to become Australia’s number one cash-free marketplace.
South Australian startup $2 Coffee Club is just what the name suggests. It is an app that allows customers to get $2 coffees from participating cafes and venues.
Melbourne-based startup Beanhunter, which allows users to review cafés and cups of coffee around the world, has announced the closing of a $500,000 funding round.
As a concept, the monthly goodie box subscription service has become old hat, but entrepreneurs are still trying to put a new spin on the idea. Sydney startup Joe Merchant Co is using the model to help subscribers discover new coffee.
South Australian coffee startup Rebel Coffee Co hopes to grow through partnerships in the fitness industry
While Australia’s love of coffee has seen a boom in bricks and mortar java providers, tech-savvy entrepreneurs have also seen an opportunity for business. Three South Australian friends passionate about coffee decided to start up their own local roasting business and ecommerce store, Rebel Coffee Co.
Beanhunter may have acquired Coffeejobs last week, but this is just the first step in a much larger strategy for owning Australia’s speciality coffee space.
A humble startup from Melbourne, Frank Body, is getting young women across Australia to strip down, lather up with caffeinated powder, and Instagram naked selfies, along with the brand’s unique social media hashtag #thefrankeffect.